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A digital sepsis alert is associated with improved outcomes

Digital Sepsis Monitoring May Improve Inpatient Outcomes

Systemwide implementation presents opportunity to improve care for patients who may have sepsis
A multicomponent intervention can improve hepatitis C virus screening

Outcomes of Hep C Screening Intervention Examined

48.1 percent of baby boomers screened for HCV, varying from 19.8 to 71.3 percent by practice
Systematic prostate-specific antigen screening is advised for men who are carriers of the BRCA2 mutation

Study Supports PSA Screening for Male BRCA2 Carriers

Further follow-up needed to assess benefit of PSA screening in male BRCA1 mutation carriers
A new screening method accurately predicts retinopathy of prematurity and reduces the number of infants undergoing eye exams

New Screening Criteria Help Better ID Retinopathy of Prematurity

Use of criteria may substantially reduce the number of infants receiving eye exams
Cervical cancer screening rates are only about 70 percent among women ages 45 to 65 years

Cervical Cancer Screening Remains Low in Women Ages 45 to 65 Years

Screening rates are insufficient to reduce cervical cancer incidence
Cervical cancer screening rates are only about 70 percent among women ages 45 to 65 years

Cervical Cancer Screening Remains Low in Women Ages 45 to 65 Years

Screening rates are insufficient to reduce cervical cancer incidence
Distribution of HIV self-tests among men who have sex with men can increase testing and newly identified infections

Distribution of Self-Test Kits Can Up HIV Awareness

Testing increased for men who have sex with men who received self-testing kits and their social network members
Cancer antigen 125 (CA125) can predict ovarian cancer in general practice

CA125 Can Detect Ovarian Cancer in General Practice

And elevated CA125 indicates higher risk for other cancers, especially in women aged ≥50 years
The considerable financial burden of cirrhosis medical care is associated with lower surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma

Patients With Cirrhosis Have Considerable Financial Burden

Lack of insurance, financial distress resulting in delayed medical care tied to lower odds of HCC surveillance
Mailing human papillomavirus kits to underscreened women is associated with increased screening uptake but does not significantly increase precancer detection or treatment

Mailing HPV Kits to Underscreened Women Can Up Screening

No significant difference found in detection of CIN2+ or treatment with intervention versus usual care